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Australia nets biggest cocaine bust on record

Australia nets biggest cocaine bust on record

by December 30, 2016 Pacific News, Regional News


A major cocaine ring has been dismantled in joint operations with Tahiti, Australian police said Thursday, with a record 1.1 tonnes of cocaine worth hundreds of millions of dollars seized.

Police listed 600 kilogrammes (1,320 pounds) of cocaine intercepted by the French navy off Tahiti, 500 kilogrammes seized on Christmas Day in Sydney and 32 kilogrammes of heroin in Fiji — all destined for the Australian market. We’re sorry. You don't have permission to access this page. Please sign up to have full access to this page.

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